Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity; Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 22

Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity; Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Iowa Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...and give to Waukon. twelve hundred and thirty-six votes, and to the point between Lansing and Capoli twelve hundred and thirteen votes, or twentythree majority for the former. The District Court, by the mandamus awarded in the judgment, directed the board of canvassers to count the votes or returns from Franklin, as above claimed by the plaintiff, and from this order the defendants appeal. The testimony discloses the following facts, to wit: The judges and clerks of the election in Franklin township, made a regular, full and formal return of all the votes for the different ofiicers voted for at the election, which return was made upon the blank leaves of the pollbook, duly signed by the judges and attested by the clerk. They also made a return upon a separate sheet, or piece of paper, as follows: " Co. Seat. " The point between Lansing and Capoli, H1... 8 The State v. Cavers. " O0. Seat. " Point between Lansing and Capoli.............. 8 "For the county seat at Waukon................ 100" This separate paper was not signed by any one, but was in the handwriting of one of the clerks of election, and the same as the other returns. It was made for a return, as to the county seat question, and was put in the poll-book and sealed up with it and delivered to the supervisor for that township. This poll-book, with the paper inclosed, was duly delivered to the board of eanvassers. The members of the board examined the poll-book, but failed to discover the loose paper containing the county seat returns. The poll-book was then put into the hands of the sheriff, who sent it by his deputy back to the judges of election in Franklin to obtain the returns on the county seat question. The poll-book was handed, by the...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236899326
  • 9781236899323